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that are in the bracelet. probably 15 years ago or so, my sister-in-law, who had the earrings, she sold those to me. okay. this is called sporting motif jewelry. it's a reverse crystal bracelet. and the technique is really interesting. the jeweler actually takes a piece of rock crystal that's been rounded and smoothed out and he carves it from behind. he carves out the exact image and then it's painted from behind as well. at that point, it's backed with mother of pearl. so you can see a little bit of the shine behind the actual crystal-- that is mother of pearl. and then it's joined together with a stirrup strap and this snaffle bit, which is a really great motif. so it's all in keeping with the actual piece. we've got a hound dog, we've got a horse, a fox and completed with the other two at the end as well. when we go to appraise these, we always take a look at the quality of the carving and how well it's done and executed. the detail on the dog and the little whiskers are really crisp. i can tell you've taken really good care of it. it's in really good condition. reverse crystal can get scratched easi
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